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CVE-2016-7957 Detail

Current Description

In Wireshark 2.2.0, the Bluetooth L2CAP dissector could crash, triggered by packet injection or a malformed capture file. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-btl2cap.c by avoiding use of a seven-byte memcmp for potentially shorter strings.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97597 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12825 Issue Tracking Patch
https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=commit;h=355b56b1c6c545072ac0c1225730b526c6749f0a Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2016-56.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wireshark:wireshark:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7957
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2017